Ordination

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The taking of vows to become a bhikshu (fully ordained monk) or bhikshuni (fully ordained nun).

Tibetan: བསྙེན་པར་རྫོགས་པ། bsnyen-par rdzogs-pa

Sanskrit: upasaṃpadā

Pali: upasaṃpadā

Synonyms: Monastic ordination; Higher ordination


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